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CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 7:30am EST
partnered with a school in mill wu key to read with a third -- milwaukee to read with a third grader. stacy and her family are here tonight. stacy continues to do a good job in school. i've paired up with another third grader, angelo. angelo and his family are here tonight as well. stacy and angelo -- [applause] again this year i challenge each of you to join with me and find some time to mentor a student in reading. now, every child should have access to a great education. we continue to expand the number of choices for families in wisconsin and be it at a traditional, a charter, a voucher, a virtual or a home school environment, moving forward we want to continue to dramatically improve existing schools and give parents the opportunity to choose legitimate alternatives to failing schools. [applause] in addition to transforming education, we must continue to reform government. take a waste, fraud and abuse commission, for example. so far they've identified nearly $456 million worth of savings. [applause] our reforms allow state government to focus on efficiency so taxpayers get great servi
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
and service. i will close my remarks by recognizing my family in the front row. my wife stacy, my biggest supporter and my everything. our sons, miles and grant, my heart and soul. they are with me today. my family means the world to me. i carry their love and support with me into the service knowing that i will go to washington to do right by them as well. i go in the hope that i can make them proud. i would be amiss if i did not acknowledge one of the greatest influences in my life -- my mother. she is in north carolina right now recuperating from her seven year because the surgery, so she is not with us physically, but she is in my heart. today signifies her. she is a child of the segregated south, a single mother to my sisters and me after my father died when i was a teenager, a woman who did not have the opportunity to attend college. but my mother told me days like today where possible. if you work hard and you treat people with respect, there is very little you cannot achieve in this great nation. these are the lessons that stacy and i try to pass on to our sons today. i want to sa
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